Dental Alumni Association Names Officers

By Lois Baker

Release Date: February 10, 1999 This content is archived.


BUFFALO, N.Y. -- Paul R. DiBenedetto D.D.S., of Amherst, a 1979 graduate of the University at Buffalo School of Dental Medicine, has been named president of the 4,000-member UB Dental Medicine Alumni Association for a second year.

DiBenedetto served as co-chair for the 1998 annual Greater Niagara Frontier Dental Meeting and will co-chair the 1999 meeting as well. He practices in Cheektowaga.

Michael D. Ehlers, D.D.S., of Boston, N.Y., who graduated from the dental school in 1985, will serve as president-elect for a second year. He is a clinical instructor of restorative dentistry at UB and has a practice in Boston.

David R. Rice, D.D.S., of Amherst, a 1994 dental school graduate, begins his first term as secretary. He is a clinical instructor of restorative dentistry and has a practice in Buffalo.

Richard J. Lynch, D.D.S., of Williamsville, a 1983 dental school graduate, will serve as treasurer for a second year. Lynch also holds a bachelor's degree from UB. He is a past president of the dental alumni association and has chaired the association's education committee since 1987. A partner in the Western New York Dental Group, P.C., Lynch practices in Williamsville.